Logistics Coordinator
Greif Inc.

Job Info

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:
018851 Logistics Coordinator (Open)

Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of activities within Logistics. Possesses responsibilities for load planning and Transportation Management System (TMS) support. Assists with inventory management, production scheduling, warehouse management, as well as coordination of freight shipments and document preparation. May assist in daily account activities including performing and auditing invoicing. Responsibilities include problem-solving and troubleshooting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for various load planning activities, including determining the optimal route, mode and carrier to balance price, service, and availability.
  • Coordinates with plant customer service and/or Logistics colleagues on exceptions, rush orders and order changes.
  • Provides TMS support and identifies areas of improvement within the system.
  • Assists with inventory management, freight shipment coordination, and document preparation.
  • Identifies improvement opportunities across the site, including in the inventory and counting processes. Identifies synergies across business units to drive down out of route miles and/or empty miles.
  • Assists in daily logistic account activities as well as in the auditing of invoices and set up of accounts for payment.
  • May fill in for, assist, or interface with other plant support functions including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, customer service/order entry, proofreading orders, scheduling, shipping, receiving, ordering supplies, and receiving visitors.
  • Incorporates and ensures safety observances are met, including use of all PPE by colleagues, ensuring guards and safety features are working, and promoting good daily safety practices and habits, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
  • Typically possesses technical training after high school and has 6 or more years of relevant experience.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Possesses knowledge of trucking and transportation industries, warehouse operations, and shipping/receiving processes.
  • Good attention to detail and excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Good organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively balance multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Demonstrates ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team, both internal and external to the Logistics function.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and a working knowledge of a Transportation Management System (TMS).

EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif's Equal Opportunity Policy.

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